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to be the guy who is very conservative, catholic, he's got a great education track record but i think is going to be well-positioned to be, if we're going to modernize someone we feel safer, he could be the guy. >> one last word on the millennials since we did have that question. according to the data i missing, it doesn't look like obama shares the millennial vote, its operational shores -- is creeping up. he did win it 66-32 in 2008. he's not there yet, 34-point margin. the pupil had about a 30-point margin. that's getting close. 56% of what all is said and done he may be wind up with a bird outside margin among millennials, but just not as big as he had in 2008, and, of course, another related question is whether and to what extent these votes will turn out. in 2012. so keep in mind in 2008 it wasn't that astronomical. >> the racial mix. >> absolutely right. >> the white millennials are noticeably more liberal. >> he was at 55% among whites under 30. in our poll we have him down to 50. >> that's pretty good. but anyway, short answer is looking pretty good for obama, maybe not quite as good
this is the regular meeting of the board of education of san francisco unified school district for september 25, 2012 is now called to order. roll call please. (roll call). >> thank you. >> if you would like to join us for the pledge of allegiance. pledge one and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. okay. i get the first word. giants go. another world series champion. okay. seriously let's get back to the agenda. item a approval of board minutes for the regular minutes of march 13, 2012, august 14, 2012, september 11, 2012. is there a motion for all three? >> [inaudible] >> is there a second. >> second. >> any corrections? roll call please. >> thank you. >> yes. >> ms. (roll call. that is six aye's. >> thank you. presentations to the board of education superintendent report. superintendent carranza your thoughts for the evening. >> great thank you president yee. ladies and gentlemen and all of our parents listening at home. i wish you a good evening. thank you for being here in the board room. just a few thoughts to shar
education forum with the coleman advocates and other community partner and bayville and more details will be followed. >> thank you. item e, parent advisory council report. pap representative. >> good evening commissioners. thank you for the time. i am tony telrico and my daughter is at sunset elementary school. she's a joyful learner and proud of her school community. this is my year on the pac so i'm a month in and we had two engaging meetings so far. we are looking forward to working there. it's to represent parent voices and perspective to inform of board of education policies and this will address our issues for this school year and our process for developing action plans to pursue those issues. the pac looked at data about student achievement over the past several years, identify ways to engage families to strengthen the district's initiatives and reviewing major questions and concerns that heard from families during our community conversations that the pac has conducted over the last few years. at the beginning of this school year the pac members met with super
full well many students who have not been able to participate in college education. and even in [speaker not understood], because by the way, you have to be academically ready to ascend and not just be at the labor reer level. -- laborer level. so, i'm happy, supervisor cohen, and president chiu, you understand where we are at and we are not turning a blind aye to this issue -- [multiple voices] >> thank you, commissioner. commissioner fewer. >> yes, i'd like to comment a little bit about looking at the state. quite frankly, when i saw this data, i myself was very, very shocked particularly about the students not on track for graduation. supervisor, i share your concern. i think as far as the pathway, this is a pathway to nowhere. so, i just want to emphasize about the difference between feel better and do better. i know if you're not really in this conversation all the time, what does it really mean when we give two sets of data that say, on track c or better and on track d or better. on that track d or better is a lie, it is a lie to all our students because we instituted a
. but when it comes to education we are not. we are dead last. as the world becomes more technoledge kal, 20 years from now, what is america. when we are boeing to understand the technology that we are going to be relying upon. >> if you go to ghettos, i survived and escaped it. moved my family out. people in the ghetto have no clue of where we are going. that is what we need to get them excited on. we need to get them excited about stem. educating people to caulk into the world and contribute and participate. the common thread throughout the middle east and america is a lot of young people who have had education in middle eastern countries, and there is no job at the end of the line for them and this creates huge resentment and frustration you have seen a lot of leaders being toppled. what do leaders and countries need to adopt to stop this cycle now youth who feel not able to fulfill their potential? >> economic development. when you have young people with amazing ideas. you don't have the system to actually deal with this huge issue add to that the governments that have fallen, the new st
connections and having a context. when we start talking to people about the importance of school and education, if we have generations of folks who have maybe not graduated from high school or don't have geds or have had a hard time with getting a job and you say you need to go to school to get a job, and that's not something that they have a context for, it's about creating these internships, but also these mentoring opportunities, brown bag series where people come in and share their stories of how they ended up where they are and what that process looked like. and i think for me the most memorable one was when we did it with mayor brown, and he talked about it was right time, right place. that there was somebody that was there to help him. it wasn't because he had this really great plan did & it was all in alignment. he went to san francisco state and somebody took a chance on him and said, this is a program, you're going to be on probation. but if you don't make it, if you don't do what you're supposed to, it's on you. and that really resonated with a lot of the young folks that we had the
do in some shape or form but when it comes to education we're not. we're dead last when it comes to education. as the world becomes more technological, 20 years from now, what is america when you didn't educate people to understand the technology we are relying upon. if you go to ghettos, i survived and escaped the ghetto, moved my whole family out. people in the ghetto have no clue of where we are going techno logically. and stem is the future. that's what we need to get 7-year-olds geared upon. we need to get them excited about stem. that's sustainability, as well. a different type of sustainability. it is educating people to walk in the world where they can contribute and participate in this global community year 2040. >> princess prosecute ameerah al-taweel the common thread is education that they couldn't have had before but there is no job at the end of the line for them. this creates resentment and frustration. so much so you have seen a lot of leaders being toppled and i'm sure there will be more to come. what is it that leader and countries need to adopt to stop this hor
undergraduate education nor city for brad school. >>> the settlement is still subject to the judge's approval but if the green light today where will they get the money? as for where the money comes from it comes out of the uc itself insurance funds are all uc pays into. >>> its 41 days until the election president obama's lead is widening in several of the swing states newark * shows the president with a 10 point lead in ohio and florida he has a nine point lead and in pennsylvania the president leads by 12 points. political reporter crazily on the significance of these new numbers. is this the turning point in the election cycle? it is clear now that obama's has moved out of the margin of error in the swing state so it is now going to be much harder for ronnie to see a strategic path to victory. most voters identify the economy and jobs as the number-one issue this election year. in this poll all three swing states choosing the president as their man to lead the charge something we haven't really seen before. what it to a concern about the economy largely because ronnie has not convince pe
to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >> tomorrow afternoon, a lot of fees at noon, i do not think it will get that much warmer tomorrow. i think it was the low 80s out there, possibly '90s in morgan hill. for the inland valleys we have a better chance of seeing nineties in fact we will in places like antioch and livermor
, but a nonprofit, a charity in its filing with the irs saying its mission is education. which means it pays no taxes and its corporate members get a tax write-off. its legislators get a lot, too. >> in wisconsin, i cannot take anything of value from a lobbyist. i cannot take a cup of coffee. at alec, it is the opposite. you are wined and dined for days in order to hear about the special legislation. the head of shell oil fluid on his private jet to come to this conference. the head of one of the largest utility companies was on the panel. he is presenting to legislators. they clearly brought in some of the biggest corporate needs and special interest-dom and in meetings with legislators. >> the united states of alec. we will return to the special report by bill moyers in a moment. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we turn to part two of "the united states of alec." a special report by bill moyers airing this week on lawyers in company, but premiering today of here on "democracy now!" >> the most important business hap
of quality in a child care setting is the training and education of the workforce, if we can up the bar on that. i think there's a lot that can be done. i think that, as far as quality is concerned -- you have about 28 states with a quality rating system. that is a really good thing. it is tough to be a parent. what questions do you ask? what do you look for? i think every parent wants the warm person who is going to be friendly and nice and you can click with because you want somebody who will love your children, but at the same time, the expectation should be if you are in a business with children, there should be other criteria. you should not have a history of violent offenses, so you would be no harm to the child. you should have some minimum training so that what you are doing can nurture the children and, hopefully, put them in a situation better ready to succeed when they start school. unfortunately, as i said, what we have seen from our studies is that is not happening. i want to end with one other thing it is called parents and the high costs of child care. we are not where we
a four year college education or have a job and that is the measure here and a couple of things to say is that i think that -- i think the test scores are great but the things we need to touch the students also is a great sense of resiliency. if you don't get it once you can try it again and you know what? you can try it again and again and you can be successful and takes some of us twice to take algebra like myself and for some of us is takes three and the deep critical thinking that we're sending our students from san francisco out with a real critical mind that they're going to question. they're going to question how things have been and how come they're different from the other people and the kind of students we want to educate here in san francisco for the future society in san francisco and i wanted us to keep in mind about the graduation rates and also how we get there so are we engaging students in a really thoughtful way? are we allowing them to guide us on what is engaging as curriculum and what is not? and this critical thinking i think is so important, so i would like
in education. that investment is not limited to more money. it also means getting parents involved. it also means expecting more from everybody along whole education ecosystem, from administrators to policy-makers to teachers come expecting more out of everyone. so what i have on the table in san antonio is basically a 1/8 cent sales tax that will cost the median household in the city $7.81 per year. mind you, every day in texas, it cost $359.81 to keep a juvenile incarceration. what we have on the table is the opportunity to educate more than 22,404-year-olds with -- 22,400 4-year-olds with high quality pre-k. >> i don't believe that taxes are inherently evil. >> that will be tweeted, by the way. [laughter] give them a second. [laughter] >> i do believe that taxes are inherently evil. i'd like them and nobody likes the impaired but it will the voters in san antonio that there is no way to sugarcoat this. i am asking you for this tax increase. more than that, i believe in you. i believe that may put it in front of you, you can make a decision as to whether or not you want to make this inves
wealth and privilege but he e of aere he is becaus great education. obama 1 virginia in over mittolds a lead romney in virginia. abc7 is your station for the election. follow us on twitter for updates the campaign trail. >> some storms are moving into area. >> bob ryan is tracking them the weather center. these are slow-moving storms warningseason for the hail. possibility of some there has been one confirmed in the mountains. people around front royal, these warnings for the shenandoah valley and jackson, woodstock, see those areas of purple? that is where there could be some hail. the other one continues to move off toward the east. all of this is moving gradually east so it will be the metropolitan area s evening, 7:00, at 9:00, with some thunderstorms have had temperatures the 80's. widespread wind or damage. the new warnings are out until 6:45. >> a dramatic scene on wisconsin avenue. againsts a protest unfair foreclosures that the street in front of fannie mae. many were arrested however most them have never faced foreclosure. cooper has the story. >> it was billed as a protest
't matter... and he supports paul ryayan's budget which couldouut education by 20%. you can't do this by shoving 30, 35 people into a class and just teaching to some test... these are all issues that really he personally cannot relate to. to be able to afford an education, to want the very best public education system for your children. anncr: their dishonest ads are everywhere. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltime sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these adads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. voteor maryland jobs and schools.s. vote for question seven. >> and now the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> the kings are being worked out with the retirement plan issues. and many clinic was attended to refreshen skills. nl east is possibly one of the most com
disaggregated it by programs so this is looking at our special education students as well as our english language learners and we do see in 2008 we tested three two 98 students on the test and as compared to 212 we tested 2,094 students. in the first three years which is 2008, nine, and ten, we were introducing the cma or the state was introducing the cma through the grade levels so first was the elementary grades. then the secondary grades and then high school subject grades, so it was being introduced, so when you look at the last two years you will see that we have increased the number of students taking the special ed because it was 1,920 in 2011 and now in 2012 we have this amount taking the csd. the english language adult proficiency level over these years is 12% increased but has to be looked at with the lens that they were students taking moving on to take zvzv okay. over the last two years we did see increase in csd and when we disaggregated the results from movement we see the same trend as we saw in the district which is growth for matched students. okay. there is also a b
, the last meaningful imprao*ufms in the 1980s, it dates the 1960s and prior, educational requirements have advanced since the construction of these facilities, town school's vision is a mor modern environment than just pure additional space. this project is the result of a ten year search and review of all the options throughout the city that have on-site improvement, expansion, splitting the school and all other sorts of options to get the education conditions appropriate for the school for the future, more than four years ago, the school revitalized and wanted fo expand, for three years, the school has worked with the faculty to determine educational requirements, during this time, the school has worked closely with the environment and bidding department with the city of san francisco to explore possibilities on this site and to be on top of the urban contract development issues, through this multiyear dialog, we've worked closely with the neighbors as a group, this project reflects this consensus. if i may, i want to outline some of the key points, we're 54 thousand feet, the proposal i
ways that we do outreach more extensively, to educate employers about what their responsibilities are and to educate employees of what their rights are. >> again, no answer to proactive verification. >> i will continue with the mayor's response to the civil grand jury. for finding number 2, i don't think the department responded to that one t city has not investigated related surcharges to determine whether employees are generating [inaudible] that we did disagree with that finding, the mayor supported and signed legislation amending the health care security ordinance and looked specifically at this issue, we are going to put a fine point to in the next year's report. so, finding 11, employees with would or more employers would have two or more hra's for what constitutes medical expenses and with differing time limits, so we said partially disagree because there wasn't a partially agree answer, while there could be two or more hra's which is absolutely true, time limits are now standardized as per the 2011 amendment. finding 12, hra's may not be an allowable option in reading the
for educators and districts to make better decisions and help get evidence in a way, and in some ways that type of tool would make what they're trying to do a lot easier. >> thank you. >> i think you are the designated responder here. >> first of, it's great to get to the panel. it's fab it's aic. it there are so many good points to bring in the paper. i'm not going to spend time addressing all of them. afterwards i would like follow up with each you. it's going to make it better and stronger for for one note in the add yins you'll be on a panel like this what was life like before the app store. it they'll be shocked when you ask the question, not because you old but because they can't imagine what life was like before the app store. what you are seeing is incredible. where the imeerps and companies come from? what it is about transparency about you're getting. that's yew it's out there. you can count the things on your tablet and smartphone. we want to take the entrepreneurial innovation and use it to give teachers better tools in the classroom. that's what. the consumer report for educational
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friends are doing. >> either using it to pay off alarms that i have for my undergraduate education, or save it for a grant school. >> the settlement money comes out of the uc self insurance fund, something that pay into regularly, but the other money comes out of wherever they can find it. one thing is certain, at a price like this, this is a moment that they do not want to repeat any time soon at any of the uc campuses. back to you. >> thanks. he went to sleep in his bed, woke up to a nightmare. tonight an 11 year-old boy was shot when bullets ripped through the wall of his east oakland home but is now out of the hospital. joe vasquez shows us that it could be a long time before that boy is truly healed. >> he is recovering from five surgeries' and a serious wound to his liver .. >> are you back to normal? >> i'm not back to normal, i need to get better and then i will get back to normal. >> today doctors gave the okay for the 11 year-old to return to his east oakland home. >> when i came back to the house, it mamade me remember everything that happened. >> to has been six days an
these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> continuing coverage of the junta virus scare. a whole new round of testing got underway today. >> yosemite park workers have been ordered not to talk about it publicly, but today, california health officials tested 100 employees on a voluntary basis for the junta virus. there have been nine confirmed cases. today workers filled out a questionnaire, and gave blood. >> the blood test will be looking at infection, any past infection, and the questionnaire shows their work habits, their living habits. >> reporter: today's testing is a pilot program. >> we know that when people get sick from junta virus and show symptoms, the mortality rate is very high. many get sick and die. it would really be important to know for any health official to und
unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>vicki: he was a silky voiced singer, eddie williams died at the age of 84 following a long battle with cancer. he created a sound that is indelible. in the williams will always be associated with his signature song. >> i a.m honored and and to be riding along on the coattails of mon river. >> the song was originally performed by audrey hepburn but like so many soft pop tunes, he made it his own. he started singing as a child with a stream of gold albums and a hit television series. >> he was known for his mellow personal style, he had only one major brush with tabloid celebrity with his ex-wife was accidently shooting her new boyfriend. >>pam: paid for getting pepper spray, the settlement handle to the protesters to work sprayed in their faces by for
, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. one. you get all the why shopawesome brand names. and marshalls? two. you get them for less than department stores, and that's awesome. three. she'll think you look stylish and awesome. four. you'll actually be awesome, which is awesome. a's get a wild-card spot is just one game playoff to win the division is a fine five game series tonight's game was bigger than the state of texas rangers outfielder bought this ambulance for the dominican republic but it was the rangers' pitchers to needed cpr tonight. a base hit under the glove of josh hamilton two runs were scored four to nothing days. and there were not done there. derek norris steps up with a triple to center on the trouble because pour hamilton misjudge the baseball. the a's put a base 5 spot in the first inning and that was plenty for the rookie starter. str
. gavin hewitt has more from madrid. >> lines of police outside the education ministry in madrid tonight. teachers protested here against cuts. they came onto the street at the government's announced the most severe round of budget savings so far. these latest austerity measures are widely seen as paving the way for a full-scale bailout. >> [spending -- speaking spanish] >> the minister of finance said he heard 2012 would be the last year the economy would shrink. another minister described it as a crisis budget designed to exit the crisis. this austerity budget aims to find savings of 40 billion joerres next year. each government department would how to make cuts of 90%. public-sector pay will be frozen for another year, and the retirement age is set to rise. >> just a few weeks ago, europe believed it had achieved a breakthrough. the european central bank said it would help come -- countries like spain by buying their bonds and reducing their borrowing costs. but there was a catch, spain would have to apply for a rescue and it would be strict conditions. but spain has resisted acceptin
education to cost that much? >> no, i didn't expect it to cost that much. when i originally started, i was just pursuing what i wanted to do in school and what my passion was. >> reporter: her student loan debt began to pile up when she enrolled in a $30,000-a-year private college. that was unaffordable. so she transferred here to brooklyn college, a public institution, where annual tuition is just over $5,000. >> it does put a little bit of a pressure to want to make sure i get that good-paying job to make sure i can pay these loans back. >> reporter: one in ten families has student loan debt now owes nearly $62,000, $7,000 more than just three years earlier. total u.s. student loan debt has surpassed $1 trillion. while student debt is rising, average starting salary for college grads have gone up only slightly to just over $44,000. when of with the degrees you have, what are the starting salaries for the position? >> anywhere from 50 to 60 starting. >> reporter: brothers enters the job market next year. right now he's earning enough with her part-time job at the student center to kee
. it is meant to educate troops as the military struggles to help soldiers who are trying to commit suicide. it is a course for many except for those in combat and on medical leave. >>> 237 crossing the valley still looks good and this is about the time when it starts to fill in so we do have a good looking drive over to the valley likewise interstate 31 and if you are trying to get to cupertino, and let's take a look at the bay bridge. metering lights went on and now there is a crowd waiting at the toll plaza before you make your way into san francisco. morning drive on 680 from walnut creek to pleasant hill still looks good, and there is an accident on the off ramp. i want to move it here, there is a crash on the off ramp and it is not affecting the freeway so please give yourself a little extra time. lanes on the freeway itself are not blocked. let's go to steve. >>> very good morning, very foggy morning, there is some really thick pockets of fog so be careful. yesterday it was more in the way of fog and if you are stuck, it is a foggy misty pattern. so all the way up to crocket, hazy sk
at the brookings institution hosts a discussion on improving education including the pros and cons of charter schools and how to better use technology. that's at 9 a.m. eastern. at 2 p.m. we'll be live from the pentagon or a britain with defense secretary leon panetta and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff general martin dempsey. >> first thing in our article here is getting medicare costs under control is the number one priority. and it's the most untouchable thing. but that is going to cause more trouble than any other problem we've got fiscally in the united states. getting medicare costs under control is the number one thing. >> you say we also surcharge smokers, and the o.b.'s for their medicare coverage. where did that idea come from? >> it came from us. i mean, i'm the person who put in the memo but i didn't have to fight very hard for it. also, i ran into this comp something iran and the "washington post," i call them mega fasces and i was -- [inaudible] for being insensitive in which a guess i probably am. but this is another thing where everybody knows to be true, and someone
education in classes improve the economy all helped city by the bay earn its top spot from the bloomberg business week best. coming in second, seattle, then washington dc, then boston. portland rounds up 5 education, economic factors, crime, and air quality. >>> a big settlement us davis pepper spray. peaceful protest on campus last year, tells us one student plans to use all of her portions to help others. >> the uc davis quad was peaceful this afternoon, a far cry from november 18th of last year. students engaged in a non-violent protest were pepper sprayed by campus police officers. >> my face was on fire. i felt like my eyes were boiling. it was pretty awful. >> today the university announced a $1 million settlement with the affected students. school officials say the money is just one part of this process. >> the discretion is and that -- and that everybody understands how to appropriately manage conflict. >> each student will receive $30,000. >> i think it's -- i know i'm going to spend all the money in future tuition to pay that. i know a lot of my friends are doing the same. >> a
, museums, festivals and the educated work force. it looked at the economy and the number of pro teams. seattle came in number two, followed by washington, d.c., boston and portland. >>> gay rights activists are planning to protest next week's installation of san francisco's new archbishop. he will be installed during a mass at st. mary's cathedral next thursday. the examiner reports that a group of gay rights act visits are planning to protest and they say it will not just -- activists are planning to protest and they say they are upset about the same-sex marriage ban. his spokesman says he respects their position and police will be onhand. >>> sal, you are watching the bridges. but i know you are looking at the toll plaza. >> yeah. it's really been very busy. very slow trying to get across into san francisco if you are trying to get there in your car, you will be waiting quite a bit. a lot of people start here and they travel through the area, 24 and 680 to get to 80. it's very slow here in bay point. 680 is slow as well. we were talking go the -- we were talking about the toll plaza
of research, development and higher education. most new chinese cars are now made here. migrants from the interior flock to make new lives here. but the surge in growth is relatively recent. until 1991, shanghai was stymied. why was it held back, and how did it boom? some of the answers may be found in china's historical geography, which colors its outlook toward foreigners. for centuries, the threat came over land, from the north and west. mongols and manchus frequently raided, and often ruled, chinese society. more recently, the invaders came by sea. following a victory in the opium wars, the british won concessions in several chinese ports, including shanghai in 1843. shanghai reached t zenith of its colonial power in the early 20th century. the outside presence can still be seen. the old foreign trading houses occupy prime positions on the waterfront strip called "the bund," a reference to german authority. ( machine gun fire ) ( explosion ) narrator: in 1937, japan invaded shanghai. its status as a trading city was virtually destroyed by the time chinese nationalists were driven
as important, access to the well-educated work force critical to hi-tech manufacture and development. hsu: the third wave, basically, the i.c.... i.c. industry, and they look for some talented people, engineers, not just for cheap labor. and basically inhina, the chang jiang delta is one of the most developed areas in china, particularly in industry structure and also if you look at education level. okay, so, this area is... is good for marketing and also recruiting engineers. narrator: but the move to shanghai is not just about selling computers. it's about an opportunity presented by something geographer hsu calls the "interface region." "interface region" means... okay, means we have... silicon valley is a socioeconomic space, and china is another one. okay, and taiwan just overlapped these two regions. narrator: in this triangular space connecting silicon valley, taiwan and china lies the prospect of a mutually beneficial exchange of ideas and know-how. and taiwanese firms are uniquely qualified to facilitate that exchange. hsu: we have a long experience of business transaction with s
of teachers unions and the u.s. department of education is also in this picture and arny duncan because it included provisions on college loan interest rates and also representatives of the industry along with la mayor, since the tifia expansion and a $500 million boost to projects of natural significance with something that la lobbied for heavily to boost the program that will implement 30 years of transit projects within ten years using low-cost federal loans which we will talk about in a few slides about the tivia program. >> the key themes, again, no fundamental changes in federal transportation policy. there is a shift to no ear marks. this is consistent with congress's opposition to ear marks that we have heard about for the last few years, there are no ear marks under map 21. there is a significant amount of program consolidation, the highway programs have gone from 30 programs from, i am sorry from 90 programs to 60 programs. so this will help folks navigate the transportation, financing and funding world. but it doesn't eliminate some of the specific key funding programs where
, education, and the-- um, what's the third one there? >> her little daughter took that-- took that vaccine, that injection, and she suffered from mental retardation. >> commerce, education and-- um-- the um-- um-- >> okay, libya. president obama supported-- the uprising, correct? >> president obama wants to-- once said he wants everybody in america to go to college. what a snob! >> oops. >> jon: oh, right. that concludes our segment "mitt romney is the s.e.c.-luckiest dude on the planet." welcome back! my guest tonight is the reigning king of jordan. welcome back to the program king abdullaabdull abdullah ii. (cheers and applause) thank you so much for being here again. i just wanted to let you know as an emissary of the united states our president, i know, was scheduled to meet with you today. (laughter) he was not doing a stupid t.v. show. (laughter) he was very busy with strategic-- meetings. (laughter) whoopi goldbergstan, i believe it is. >> i heard. >> jon: that the talk of-- you were at the u.n. today. does anyone-- is there any discussion amongst world leaders about the american pr
it will be exceptions. >> for purposes of education, that is absolutely a ok. it doesn't have any applicability to the private sector either. >> the proposal is not headed to a hearing where the public will get a chance to weigh in. >> passengers on a united airlines flight had to intervene when a man became irate. >> we >> in the race for the white house, both campaigns landed in the battleground state of virginia today. >> president obama won the state and 2008 and not considered one of the most competitive states in this election. >> the candidates to came at one another on the economy and defense. >> it the white house proposed a sequestration, kind of a gun to your head opportunity. >> addressing veterans and virginia, mitt romney blasted president obama for pending tax cuts. it would be triggered if lawmakers can't agree on a deficit-reduction program. >> a strange proposal in the first place. even stranger is being put in place. secretary nicolson indicated, the impact will be immediate and significant. >> romney cited lost of 130,000 jobs in virginia. >> my opponent has a plan. there's
dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> fewer u.s. ceo are planning to hire new workers. 29% of its members ceos plan to increase hiring and that is down 7% from june. ceos are worried about budget cuts and tax increases that is set to take effort next year. their view is now as bleak as it was as the last recession. >>> exercise does a body good but research may prove it is good for your brain as well. researchers found some were at greater risk for mental health issues but those who participated in sports were at a lesser risk. it may explain part of the connection between physical activity and mental health. >>> today a court in san francisco ruled that parents whose children are armed or killed by a -- harmed or killed by a vaccine can only file a claim for a federal vaccine court. a boy died after a vac su
my perspective comes from an institutionalized way of delivering education and it's so long engrinned in ssz that the achievement gap is from way back before my time in school, so how are we able to sort of attack that, that mind set, that institutionalized systematic bureaucratic behavior really with our educators understanding how they can transform and change lives immediately but also going forward, and so i would like to hear from you now but again incorporate that in your next presentation. i think it's an important part to hear about. thank you. >> commissioner murase. >> i'm sorry. there is no response to that? that was for now and if you have a response and yes, i would like you to incorporate that understanding in your ongoing updates about this work. sorry. if you have something now i would most certainly like to hear about it. >> sorry about that. >> there is no question in order for us to be successful where we're seeing acceleration is because we're student centered but none of that is possible. we know that the teachers are at heart of this reform. some of the th
of educating children and not be surprised and shocked when allegations of this nature come forward. >> reporter: she says he was a coach in volleyball and basketball. he began in 2007 as a substitute and then was hired on in 2008. she said he's been known and well-liked. >> above average. he is highly respected. at the middle school and a very popular teacher. >> reporter: students in his class will be put into other classes. >> the important thing is that we have parents who are vigilant, administrators who are vigilant and hopefully the system works appropriately. and i think in this case, it did. >> reporter: police are saying that this is still under investigation. and they're asking anyone who may have any inappropriate contact with the suspect to please give them a call. there's also a meeting tonight at albany middle school for families specifically of students that were in his classroom. reporting life in albany, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> this morning, police still looking for a man who exposed himself to a teenager in the south bay. have a look at this. these
, that as we've seen in our education nation series this week, american students are far behind their global competition in science and math. there is a push to reverse the trend and it starts by training future math and science teachers. our report from our education correspondent, rehema ellis. >> reporter: sherry lamb is studying science and learning how to teach it. >> chemistry and teaching is what i really, really enjoy. >> reporter: this college junior is part of "you teach" a program that helps the next generation be a group of math and science teachers. you have always been interested? they're offering free courses, and do field work at public schools as early as the next semester. after four years, they graduate with a bachelor's degree and teaching certificate. it is no coincidence that the focus is on math and science. >> years ago, if you had a strong back you could get a job. that doesn't exist anymore. >> reporter: the united states will need an estimated 230,000 math and science teachers by 2015 to be competitive in years ahead. >> if you ask where the jobs are, it is in scie
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